Patents by Inventor Keiichi Ishikawa

Keiichi Ishikawa has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Patent number: 11137455
    Abstract: A magnetic field measuring element includes a Superconducting QUantum Interference Device magnetic sensors, the first sensor disposed either on a second plane perpendicular to a first plane including a coil surface of the third sensor and which includes the center of the third sensor, or in the vicinity of the second plane, and a second sensor disposed either on a third plane perpendicular to the first plane and the second plane, or in the vicinity of the third plane. The center of the first sensor is present either on a straight line which passes through the center of the third sensor and is perpendicular to the first plane, or in the vicinity of said straight line, and the center of the second sensor is present in a position displaced from a line joining the center of the third sensor and the center of the first sensor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 29, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 5, 2021
    Assignees: JAPAN OIL, GAS AND METALS NATIONAL CORPORATION, MITSUI MINERAL DEVELOPMENT ENGINEERING CO., LTD., SUPERCONDUCTING SENSOR TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Akira Tsukamoto, Tsunehiro Hato, Keiichi Tanabe, Masayuki Motoori, Hidehiro Ishikawa
  • Publication number: 20210302852
    Abstract: A binder resin for toner includes an amorphous polyester resin and a crystalline polyester resin. The amorphous polyester resin has a weight average molecular weight of 5,000 to 30,000, inclusively, and contains 1 mol % to 10 mol %, inclusively, of a constituent unit having a pendant group with 3 to 32, inclusively, carbon atoms. The crystalline polyester resin has a weight average molecular weight of 5,000 to 15,000, inclusively. The binder resin has an endothermic amount Tg2nd-dH of 5 J/g to 50 J/g, inclusively.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 23, 2019
    Publication date: September 30, 2021
    Inventors: Keiichi Ishikawa, Takahiro Danno, Osamu Ieda
  • Patent number: 10978315
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a vacuum evacuation system used to evacuate a processing gas from one or more process chambers for use in, for example, a semiconductor-device manufacturing apparatus. The vacuum evacuation system is a vacuum apparatus for evacuating a gas from a plurality of process chambers (1). The vacuum evacuation system includes a plurality of first vacuum pumps (5) coupled to the plurality of process chambers (1) respectively, a collecting pipe (7) coupled to the plurality of first vacuum pumps (5), and a second vacuum pump (8) coupled to the collecting pipe (7).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 28, 2015
    Date of Patent: April 13, 2021
    Assignee: EBARA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Atsushi Shiokawa, Tetsuro Sugiura, Shinichi Sekiguchi, Takashi Kyotani, Tetsuo Komai, Norio Kimura, Keiichi Ishikawa, Toru Osuga
  • Patent number: 10723953
    Abstract: A carbide producing method for carbonizing a woody biomass to produce a carbide includes a pyrolysis process in which the woody biomass is pyrolyzed and carbonized, an LHV calculating process in which an LHV of the carbide which is a carbonized woody biomass is calculated, and a supplied heat amount control process in which an amount of heat supplied per unit time to the woody biomass in the pyrolysis process on the basis of the calculated LHV is controlled.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 30, 2015
    Date of Patent: July 28, 2020
    Assignee: MITSUBISHI HEAVY INDUSTRIES ENVIRONMENTAL & CHEMICAL ENGINEERING CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yuuki Endou, Tomoki Ichinose, Keiichi Ishikawa
  • Patent number: 10641256
    Abstract: A vacuum pump with abatement function which can prevent contamination of a process chamber without allowing products generated by exhaust gas treatment to flow back to the process chamber, and can reduce the amount of gas to be treated without allowing a purge gas and a diluent gas to be contained in an exhaust gas, and thus can achieve energy saving by reducing the amount of energy required for the exhaust gas treatment in an abatement part is disclosed. The vacuum pump with abatement function includes a vacuum pump to which at least one abatement part for treating an exhaust gas is attached. The vacuum pump comprises a dry vacuum pump having a main pump capable of evacuating gas from an atmospheric pressure and a booster pump for increasing an evacuation speed of the main pump, and the at least one abatement part for treating the exhaust gas is connected between the main pump and the booster pump.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 12, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 5, 2020
    Assignee: EBARA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hiroki Furuta, Koichi Iwasaki, Keiichi Ishikawa, Tetsuo Komai, Shinichi Sekiguchi
  • Patent number: 10641272
    Abstract: A vacuum pump with abatement function which can prevent contamination of a process chamber without allowing products generated by exhaust gas treatment to flow back to the process chamber, and can reduce the amount of gas to be treated without allowing a purge gas and a diluent gas to be contained in an exhaust gas, and thus can achieve energy saving by reducing the amount of energy required for the exhaust gas treatment in an abatement part is disclosed. The vacuum pump with abatement function includes a vacuum pump to which at least one abatement part for treating an exhaust gas is attached. The vacuum pump comprises a dry vacuum pump having a pair of multistage pump rotors each of which comprises a plurality of rotors arranged on a rotating shaft, and the at least one abatement part is connected to an interstage of the multistage pump rotors.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 10, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 5, 2020
    Assignee: EBARA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Koichi Iwasaki, Hiroki Furuta, Keiichi Ishikawa, Tetsuo Komai, Shinichi Sekiguchi
  • Patent number: 10632419
    Abstract: A vacuum pump with abatement function is used for evacuating a chamber of a manufacturing apparatus. The vacuum pump with abatement function includes a vacuum pump having a discharge port to which one or more abatement parts for treating an exhaust gas discharged from the vacuum pump to make the exhaust gas harmless are attached. The one or more abatement parts are selected, depending on the amount and kind of the exhaust gas discharged from the vacuum pump, from plural kinds of abatement parts which have different treatment types of exhaust gas and/or different treatment amounts of exhaust gas.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 20, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 28, 2020
    Assignee: EBARA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Toshiharu Nakazawa, Tetsuro Sugiura, Kohtaro Kawamura, Toyoji Shinohara, Takashi Kyotani, Keiichi Ishikawa, Seiji Kashiwagi, Yasuhiko Suzuki, Hideo Arai
  • Patent number: 10626331
    Abstract: A biomass fuel production plant includes: a drying heat source that generates a heat medium; a drying device that uses the heat medium supplied from the drying heat source to heat and dry wood biomass; a carbonized product production device that is configured to perform pyrolysis of the dried wood biomass to produce a carbonized product; a bulk density measurement device that measures a bulk density of the carbonized product discharged from the carbonized product production device; and a control device that controls a heat quantity of the heat medium supplied to the wood biomass in the drying device. The control device includes an LHV calculation unit that is configured to calculate the LHV of the carbonized product from the bulk density, and controls the heat quantity of the heat medium supplied to the wood biomass in the drying device on the basis of the calculated LHV.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 15, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 21, 2020
    Assignee: MITSUBISHI HEAVY INDUSTRIES ENVIRONMENTAL & CHEMICAL ENGINEERING CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yuki Endo, Tomoki Ichinose, Keiichi Ishikawa
  • Patent number: 10465119
    Abstract: Provided is an externally heated carbonization furnace that includes a plurality of rotary kilns connected in series, each of which includes an outer cylinder, a kiln inner cylinder that rotate relative to the outer cylinder, and a heater that supplies heating gas to a section between the outer cylinder and the kiln inner cylinder. The externally heated carbonization furnace further includes a drive device that rotates at least one of the kiln inner cylinders and the kiln inner cylinder different from the at least one of the kiln inner cylinders and a control device that controls the drive device according to moisture content of a treated object in the kiln inner cylinder.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 11, 2014
    Date of Patent: November 5, 2019
    Assignee: MITSUBISHI HEAVY INDUSTRIES ENVIRONMENTAL & CHEMICAL ENGINEERING CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yuuki Endou, Hirotami Yamamoto, Keiichi Ishikawa, Ryosuke Koizumi
  • Patent number: 10274854
    Abstract: A toner for developing an electrostatic charge image, the toner including: elemental iron, wherein a content of the elemental iron is in a range of 1.0×103 to 1.0×104 ppm, based on a total weight of the toner; elemental silicon, wherein a content of the elemental silicon is in a range of 1.0×103 to 5.0×103 ppm, based on a total weight of the toner; elemental sulfur, wherein a content of the elemental sulfur is in a range of 500 to 3,000 ppm, based on a total weight of the toner; optionally elemental fluorine, wherein a content of the elemental fluorine, if present, is in a range of 1.0×103 to 1.0×104 ppm; and a binder resin.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 21, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 30, 2019
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Masahide Yamada, Akinori Terada, Keiichi Ishikawa, Kenichi Miyamoto
  • Patent number: 10261430
    Abstract: An electrophotographic photoreceptor includes a conductive support, a photosensitive layer on the conductive support, and a protective layer on the photosensitive layer. The protective layer includes a binder resin, metal oxide particles, and fluororesin particles. The metal oxide particles include, on a surface thereof, a first surface-treating agent including fluorine atoms, and a second surface-treating agent including a polymerizable reactive group and a hydrophobic group. At least some of the metal oxide particles are supported on a surface of the fluororesin particles. The fluororesin particles are fixed to the binder resin via the at least some of the metal oxide particles supported on the surface of the fluororesin particles.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 11, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 16, 2019
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Tomohito Chokan, Keiichi Ishikawa, Manabu Takezawa
  • Patent number: 10234780
    Abstract: A toner for developing an electrostatic charge image includes three or more elements selected from a group including an iron element, a silicon element, a sulfur element and a fluorine element and a binder resin including an amorphous polyester-based resin.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 1, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 19, 2019
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Akinori Terada, Keiichi Ishikawa, Kenichi Miyamoto, Masahide Yamada
  • Publication number: 20190048267
    Abstract: A biomass fuel production plant includes: a drying heat source that generates a heat medium; a drying device that uses the heat medium supplied from the drying heat source to heat and dry wood biomass; a carbonized product production device that is configured to perform pyrolysis of the dried wood biomass to produce a carbonized product; a bulk density measurement device that measures a bulk density of the carbonized product discharged from the carbonized product production device; and a control device that controls a heat quantity of the heat medium supplied to the wood biomass in the drying device. The control device includes an LHV calculation unit that is configured to calculate the LHV of the carbonized product from the bulk density, and controls the heat quantity of the heat medium supplied to the wood biomass in the drying device on the basis of the calculated LHV.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 15, 2017
    Publication date: February 14, 2019
    Applicant: MITSUBISHI HEAVY INDUSTRIES ENVIRONMENTAL & CHEMICAL ENGINEERING CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yuki ENDO, Tomoki ICHINOSE, Keiichi ISHIKAWA
  • Patent number: 10184082
    Abstract: Provided is a biomass pyrolysis apparatus comprising: a combustion furnace that produces a heat quantity by causing a stable property fuel to combust; a pyrolysis gasification furnace that produces a torrefied material, and a pyrolysis gas by pyrolyzing woody biomass by a heat quantity produced by the combustion furnace; and a pyrolysis gas introduction passage that introduces the pyrolysis gas from the pyrolysis gasification furnace into a boiler, into which the torrefied material is introduced.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 26, 2014
    Date of Patent: January 22, 2019
    Assignee: MITSUBISHI HEAVY INDUSTRIES ENVIRONMENTAL & CHEMICAL ENGINEERING CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yuuki Endou, Hirotami Yamamoto, Keiichi Ishikawa
  • Patent number: 10143964
    Abstract: A vacuum pump with abatement function is used for evacuating a chamber of a manufacturing apparatus. The vacuum pump with abatement function includes a vacuum pump having a discharge port to which at least one abatement part for treating an exhaust gas discharged from the vacuum pump to make the exhaust gas harmless is attached. The abatement part is selected from a plurality of abatement parts having different treatment types of exhaust gas and/or different treatment amounts of exhaust gas and/or different treatment performances of exhaust gas.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 21, 2014
    Date of Patent: December 4, 2018
    Assignee: EBARA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kohtaro Kawamura, Toyoji Shinohara, Tetsuro Sugiura, Hideo Arai, Takashi Kyotani, Toshiharu Nakazawa, Keiichi Ishikawa, Seiji Kashiwagi, Yasuhiko Suzuki
  • Publication number: 20180208851
    Abstract: A carbide producing method for carbonizing a woody biomass to produce a carbide includes a pyrolysis process in which the woody biomass is pyrolyzed and carbonized, an LHV calculating process in which an LHV of the carbide which is a carbonized woody biomass is calculated, and a supplied heat amount control process in which an amount of heat supplied per unit time to the woody biomass in the pyrolysis process on the basis of the calculated LHV is controlled.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 30, 2015
    Publication date: July 26, 2018
    Inventors: Yuuki ENDOU, Tomoki ICHINOSE, Keiichi ISHIKAWA
  • Publication number: 20180207580
    Abstract: A vacuum pump with abatement function is used for evacuating a chamber of a manufacturing apparatus. The vacuum pump with abatement function includes a vacuum pump having a discharge port to which one or more abatement parts for treating an exhaust gas discharged from the vacuum pump to make the exhaust gas harmless are attached. The one or more abatement parts are selected, depending on the amount and kind of the exhaust gas discharged from the vacuum pump, from plural kinds of abatement parts which have different treatment types of exhaust gas and/or different treatment amounts of exhaust gas.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 20, 2018
    Publication date: July 26, 2018
    Inventors: Toshiharu NAKAZAWA, Tetsuro SUGIURA, Kohtaro KAWAMURA, Toyoji SHINOHARA, Takashi KYOTANI, Keiichi ISHIKAWA, Seiji KASHIWAGI, Yasuhiko SUZUKI, Hideo ARAI
  • Patent number: 9956524
    Abstract: A vacuum pump with abatement function is used for evacuating a chamber of a manufacturing apparatus. The vacuum pump with abatement function includes a vacuum pump having a discharge port to which one or more abatement parts for treating an exhaust gas discharged from the vacuum pump to make the exhaust gas harmless are attached. The one or more abatement parts are selected, depending on the amount and kind of the exhaust gas discharged from the vacuum pump, from plural kinds of abatement parts which have different treatment types of exhaust gas and/or different treatment amounts of exhaust gas.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 28, 2014
    Date of Patent: May 1, 2018
    Assignee: Ebara Corporation
    Inventors: Toshiharu Nakazawa, Tetsuro Sugiura, Kohtaro Kawamura, Toyoji Shinohara, Takashi Kyotani, Keiichi Ishikawa, Seiji Kashiwagi, Yasuhiko Suzuki, Hideo Arai
  • Publication number: 20170351189
    Abstract: A toner for developing an electrostatic charge image, the toner including: elemental iron, wherein a content of the elemental iron is in a range of 1.0×103 to 1.0×104 ppm, based on a total weight of the toner; elemental silicon, wherein a content of the elemental silicon is in a range of 1.0×103 to 5.0×103 ppm, based on a total weight of the toner; elemental sulfur, wherein a content of the elemental sulfur is in a range of 500 to 3,000 ppm, based on a total weight of the toner; optionally elemental fluorine, wherein a content of the elemental fluorine, if present, is in a range of 1.0×103 to 1.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 21, 2017
    Publication date: December 7, 2017
    Applicant: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Masahide YAMADA, Akinori TERADA, Keiichi ISHIKAWA, Kenichi MIYAMOTO
  • Patent number: 9822974
    Abstract: A vacuum pump includes a vacuum pump having a discharge port to which an abatement part for treating an exhaust gas discharged from the vacuum pump to make the exhaust gas harmless is attached. The vacuum pump includes a cylindrical member having an exhaust gas introduction port for introducing the exhaust gas to be treated and a gas outlet port for discharging gases which have been treated, a plurality of fuel nozzles provided at a circumferential wall of the cylindrical member for ejecting a fuel, and a plurality of air nozzles provided at the circumferential wall of the cylindrical member for ejecting air so as to form a swirling flow of air along an inner circumferential surface of the circumferential wall. The air nozzles are disposed at a plurality of stages spaced in an axial direction of the cylindrical member.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 26, 2014
    Date of Patent: November 21, 2017
    Assignee: EBARA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kohtaro Kawamura, Toyoji Shinohara, Tetsuro Sugiura, Hideo Arai, Toshiharu Nakazawa, Keiichi Ishikawa, Seiji Kashiwagi, Yasuhiko Suzuki, Takashi Kyotani